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Federal memo grim for Arizona's voter-approved medical marijuana system

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his agency has noticed that several states have enacted laws to allow “multiple large-scale, privately-operated industrial marijuana cultivation centers.’’ And Cole said some of these could have revenues of millions of dollars a year “based on the planned cultivation of tens of thousands of cannabis plants.’’

“The (earlier) memo was never intended to shield such activities from federal enforcement action and prosecution, even where those activities purport to comply with state law,’’ Cole wrote. He said anyone in the business of cultivating, selling or distributing marijuana IS violating the federal Controlled Substances Act, “regardless of state law.’’

Potentially more significant, Cole said that also applies to those “who knowingly facilities such activities.’’


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Comment by Joe Tittiger
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Guess these federal clowns have never heard of the 10th amendment or Jeffersons Kentucky resolution.   

Elect a sheriff that knows he is above the federal goons.

I say death to tyrants!

Comment by Powell Gammill
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Obama Administration Overrides 2009 Ogden Memo, Declares Open Season on Pot Shops in States Where Medical Marijuana Is Legal 

One War is Still Alive

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